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Events

Saturday, May 1

BRAND YOURSELF: An Encore! Master Class with Karen A. Chase
James River Writers

Every author needs an author-centered (not book-centered) marketing plan, regardless of how you publish, how many books you have, or in which genre. That...

Prices Vary, $$
Virtual Event
Call for Entries - May 2021 All Media Show
Crossroads Art Center

Crossroads Art Center is excited to announce an online call for entries the May All-Media Show. There is no theme for this exhibit. All work submitted...

$
Virtual Event
A Million Blooms
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
9am

Visit Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden for the celebration of spring! A parade of blooms unfurls as the weather warms: daffodils, tulips, peonies, roses and...

Henrico , $
Exhibit - Beyond the Blue Pony
Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen
9am

On exhbit May 1 - June 30 at The Cultural Arts Center. Centered on the image of a blue horse seemingly dancing with joy, this exhibit focuses on the artist’s...

Henrico , Free
Image by Tom Hennessy
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
9am

Experience 50 acres of cultivated gardens, woodland paths and wild spaces along with the interconnectedness of people, plants and water. Restore yourself...

Henrico , $
Spring PlantFest
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
9am

The PlantFest plant sale is rain or shine and is held outside in Parking Lot C at the Garden! ***No admission fee required; regular online tickets are needed...

Henrico , Prices Vary
Harold Mendez: Let us gather in a flourishing way
Institute for Contemporary Art
10am

Let us gather in a flourishing way is a 10-year survey of Los Angeles-based artist Harold Mendez (b. 1977, Chicago). Comprising a selection of nearly 20...

RVA Arts District , Free
Virginia JAZZ: The Early Years Exhibition
Black History Museum and Cultural Center
10am

VIRGINIA JAZZ: The Early Years is a cultural feast of musical artists from Virginia who, from the early 1900s to the mid-1960s, played critical roles in...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown , $
Riso 101
Studio Two Three
11am

Want to try a quick and fun method of immediately printing your doodles/collages/zines/posters etc? This is the perfect class for you! Learn how to register...

RVA Northside , $$
April - May Exhibits @ Art Works!
Art Works Gallery
12pm

The plan for the Spring exhibits at Art Works is to go BIG and have fun. With that said, the APRIL 2021 BIG ALL MEDIA ART SHOW will be in the main gallery....

RVA Southside , Free
K Dance presents Yes! Dance Festival
K Dance
12pm

K Dance's 22nd annual YES! Dance Festival Kaye Weinstein Gary, Artistic Director Mon April 26, Tue April 27, Wed April 28 @ 7:30pm at Firehouse...

RVA The Fan , $
Open Space Education's KEEP ON THE SUNNY SIDE Sun Print Workshop with Sam Page
2pm

Sam Page was amazed by the discovery that they could print with the sun. In their workshop, KEEP ON THE SUNNY SIDE, use the natural world and urban landscape...

RVA East End , Prices Vary, $$$
First Saturday Ballroom Dance
USA Dance - Richmond, Chapter #6006
7pm

Monthly dance sponsored by the Richmond Chapter of USA Dance, a non-profit devoted to the promotion of ballroom dancing as a sport and as a recreational...

RVA West End , $

Saturday, May 1